Media Variety in Asynchronous Discussions
From Martha Snyder
In this session, we discussed ways to engage students in online discussions using a variety of media including text, photos, audio, and video. Examples of instructor-created and student-created media content will be presented.
- Describe the purpose and uses for asynchronous online discussions.
- Discuss why media variety is important in engaging online learners.
- Identify examples of how various media (e.g., text, photos/graphics, audio, video) can be used by instructors and students to create an engaging online discussion.